|Conlon Nancarrow on KPFA's Ode To Gravity Series from 1987 including interviews from Mexico City and New York recorded in 1977 - Conlon Nancarrow|
In an interview by Charles Amirkhanian with Conlon Nancarrow at this Mexico City home in 1977, the composer reveals details of his compositions for one or more player pianos including the equipment needed to hand-punch the holes into the piano rolls. Reminiscences of the artists residing in Mexico City from the 1940s on, including Diego Rivera, are recounted. There are recordings of several "Studies for Player Piano" presented, and in one instance, a composition for traditional instruments (Stri...
Keywords: 20th Century Classical; Avantgarde
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|Margaret Leng Tan performs Conlon Nancarrow's Three 2-Part Studies at Other Minds 5, 1999 - Conlon Nancarrow & Margaret Leng Tan|
Margaret Leng Tan performs the west coast premiere of Conlon Nancarrow's Three 2-Part Studies (1942), arranged by Tan, at the Other Minds Music Festival in 1999 at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco. Margaret Leng Tan, two toy pianos According to Tan: The published score of the Three 2-Part Studies bears the following dedication: "For Jürgen, a dearest friend, who found this score, forgotten in the dust of my studio." When I first embarked on my career as a toy pianist in 1995, I was ferreting...
Keywords: Avantgarde; 20th Century Classical
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